New Mexico’s Wildfire Emergency Order
On May 11th, 2022, the Superintendent of Insurance issued an emergency order for those individuals effected in the counties of the wildfires to have access to needed health care services and are able to maintain their insurance coverage during this period of displacement and uncertainty. This order is in effect until September 30th, 2022 or until the Governor’s emergency declaration are rescinded, whichever occurs first.
If you live in one of the following counties and have been impacted by the wildfires, the emergency order applies to you and your family:
The counties encompassed:
- Sierra County – Black Fire
- San Miguel County – Hermit’s Peak Fire
- Valencia County – Big Hole Fire
- Colfax County – Cook’s Peak Fire
- Lincoln County – Lincoln County Fire
- Mora County – Cooks and Calf Fires
- Sandoval County – Cerro Pelado Fire
If you are enrolled in coverage through beWellnm, live in one of the counties listed above, and are impacted by the wildfires, help is available. BeWellnm will work with you to develop a payment plan as necessary, in accordance with the emergency order. Call the Customer Engagement Center at 1-833-862-3935 and a premium billing specialist will provide further guidance and help.
Learn more information about insurance coverage for evacuees and victims of the New Mexico wildfires, visit www.osi.state.nm.us/pages/misc/nmwildfires, or contact the OSI Wildfire Hotline at (833) 485-1336, Monday-Friday, 8a.m. – 8p.m., and Sat., 9a.m. – 2p.m. Se hablan espanol.
For additional information about insurance and wildfire readiness, visit: https://www.osi.state.nm.us/pages/bureaus/consumer/resources/fire-mitigation